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 Anna L. Abella

Anna L. Abella

Anna L. Abella




Joint M.A., Anthropology and Women's & Gender Studies, Brandeis University

B.S., Anthropology, Minor, Women's Studies, University of South Florida

Advisor : Rebecca Zarger


Anthropology of parenting and children; women and work; the history of family service organizations in the U.S.; feminist and engaged anthropology; and impact of race, class, and gender on social structures.

My dissertation research is focused on the ways that local parents and child development experts define what it means to be a “good” parent and how parenting supports are utilized by parents